Veterans Day Parade

November 7, 2015 @ 11:00 am
Downtown Auburn


– Flags, families and thousands of veterans will line Main Street in Auburn for the mile-long Veterans Day Parade to be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. It will proceed west on Main from E Street SE to A Street NW near Auburn City Hall over a period of approximately two and a half hours. The City of Auburn is proud to be a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner.  The Auburn Veterans Day Parade, one of the largest of its kind west of the Mississippi, is proud to be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The National Veterans Day Committee and the US Department of Veterans Affairs have once again selected the City of Auburn as one of the few Regional Sites for Veterans Day Observance in 2015.

The parade boasts over 200 entries and nearly 6,000 parade participants showcasing American strength of will, endurance and purpose. The parade will feature over 30 marching bands, as well as local Junior ROTC units, honor guards, military units, military vehicles, bands and equipment, and antique military vehicles. Spectators will also enjoy the procession of veteran units, drill teams, community and scouting groups, intermixed with floats, antique and classic cars and other entries of interest.

Spectators are advised to arrive early, bring a folding chair, a flag, their best salute and plenty of tissue. There will also be many other events in Auburn to celebrate and honor Veterans.